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Senior Database Engineer - 13985

Woodland Hills, United States

Alpharetta, United States

Chicago, United States

New York, United States

Remote, United States

St. Louis, United States

Woodland Hills, United States

Remote, United States

Woodland Hills, CA, or Remote USA, United States

Pleasanton, United States

About BlackLine:  

BlackLine is a global market leader in the Fintech space providing cloud technology solutions and analytics that helps companies modernize and transform Finance and Accounting financial operations with intelligent automation, ensuring more accurate and insightful financial statements and a more efficient financial close process. More than 3,700 companies around the world trust BlackLine to help ensure balance sheet integrity and confidence. 

Who You Are:

As a Senior Database Engineer at BlackLine, you will play a vital role in the performance, delivery, stability, and security of the databases we use, while continually driving forward improvements and optimizations at the database layer. You will be involved in the planning, development, and maintenance of the database, including troubleshooting issues, collaborating with other teams to define and build new features, optimize existing features, and collaborate in order to drive growth, improve controls and processes, and reduce overhead and complexity. In this role, we are looking for people who are team players, passionate about their areas of expertise, and constantly striving to learn and improve, not just in the sense of their own skills, but also in growing with peers whom they work with day-to-day. If you are someone who strives for excellence in all that they do, including helping those in your team, and someone who wants to ultimately deliver the best value and success you can, then we want to talk to you.

Your Next Challenge:
  • Participate in cross-functional teams and build relationships across the organization.
  • Build high-performance, massively scalable, always-available Cloud-based systems. 
  • Ensure data integrity and quality in database systems.
  • Maintain standard policies for database development activities.
  • Provide database solutions based on technical documents and business requirements.
  • Provide technical assistance to resolve all database issues related to performance, capacity, and access.
  • Analyze issues holistically, from the application tier through the database, down to the storage.
  • Database Engineers will ensure that all deadlines are met and that quality is of the highest level throughout the Software Development Life Cycle.
What You'll Need:
  • 5 + years’ experience SQL Server 2008, 2012, 2014, 2017, 2019, MySQL or PL/SQL
  • 3 or more years working in high-transaction environments is required
  • Advanced working knowledge of different index types and how they are used: columnstore, full-text, filtered, indexes with include columns
  • Advanced Execution Plan understanding
  • SSIS/SSRS experience is a strong plus
  • Experience with performance tuning and optimization, using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools and techniques, including complex queries as well as procedure and indexing strategies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Adaptable team-player with a focus on results and value delivery
  • Able to organize and plan work independently
  • Lead various technology POCs
  • Advance understanding of OLTP vs OLAP environments
  • Working knowledge of relational database internals (locking, consistency, serialization, recovery paths)
  • NoSQL is a plus
  • Azure, GCP or AWS are a plus
  • MCTS, MCITP, and/or MVP certifications are a plus
  • PowerShell experience is a plus
  • Working knowledge of XML and BAT files is a plus


Thrive at  BlackLine:  

  • We offer comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision   
  • 401(k) matching   
  • Flexible time off  
  • Paid Holidays   
  • Paid parental leave  
  • Basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability and so much more!   

We're looking for all kinds of people.  

BlackLine is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, race, age, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, ancestry, color, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, medical condition, genetic information, or any other protected class or category recognized by applicable equal employment opportunity or other similar laws. Work is primarily sedentary in nature; no special demands are required.   


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